DNP Clincial Practicum

Students complete an individually designed practicum based on their professional development plan and their self-assessment of the AACN Essentials Competencies. This clinical experience is also related to their role, population foci, and area of clinical interest. The practicum takes place within a health care system where students transition to independent advanced nursing practice. Inter-professional collaboration, practice inquiry and clinical judgment, role transition/enhancement, and advanced organizational and systems leadership skills are emphasized. May be repeated for credit.